TV highlights: A country star conspiracy on ‘Bones’


BONES: Brennan and Booth have some information to share with Jeffersonian intern Wendall Bray about his future. (Patrick McElhenney/FOX)
January 16

A country singer’s tempestuous relationship with his own record label could have led to his killing on “Bones” (Fox at 8 p.m.). Meanwhile, Wendell breaks his arm in a hockey game and Brennan makes a shocking discovery while examining the injury.

“The Carrie Diaries” (CW at 8) has Carrie coming to Bennet’s aid at work while Samantha changes her mind on a new affair.

RETURNING SHOW: The second season of “Cold Justice” (TNT at 8) opens with Kelly and Yolanda in Oklahoma to investigate the 2001 vanishing of a mother of two.

RETURNING SHOW: The season eight premiere of “Great Performances at the Met” (WMPT at 9) has Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” starring Anna Netrebko as Tatiana, a young Russian who’s rebuffed by the object of her affection.

An investigation into a veteran’s murder on “Grimm” (NBC at 9) leads to the discovery of a larger conspiracy involving military contractors. Adalind’s powers begin to return and Monroe finally meets Rosalee’s family.

The pitches on “Shark Tank” (ABC at 9) this week vary from an Alaskan mud mask to a power strip that blends into hardwood floors to a balloon entertainment company.

SERIES PREMIERE: The unscripted investigative series “APB with Troy Dunn” (TNT at 9) premieres with Dunn bringing together parents who gave up a son 25 years ago on a show that attempts to help people locate long-lost loved ones.

SERIES PREMIERE: “The Diamond Collar” (OWN at 10) follows James Guiliani, a former mob enforcer who now owns a dog-grooming parlor in Brooklyn. Two half-hour episodes air for the premiere, with Guiliani’s life chronicled in the first while the second has him rescuing an old mob friend at a junkyard.

In the latest “Dracula” (NBC at 10), Grayson is warring with the Order of the Dragon just as Harker becomes a member of the group while Lucy reveals a secret that damages her friendship with Mina.

Actor Don Cheadle and stand-up comedian MyqKaplan join the “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS at 11:35), with a musical performance from Roadkill Ghost Choir.

Comedienne Chelsea Handler and sportscaster Bob Costas are on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC at 11:35), with musical guests Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.

Actresses Sofia Vergara and Emmy Rossum stop by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC at 11:35), with a musical performance from Yuna.

— Rachel Lubitz

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